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thanks for your time today. that's going to wrap up my hour. i'm thomas roberts. don't go anywhere, my colleague kate snow is picking things up right now. >> hi. lots of breaking news. i'm kate snow. the shackles have been taken off, that's an exact quote from donald trump today. four weeks to the election. the gop this afternoon in an all-out civil war. more than a year in the making. the republican nominee publicly going after house speaker paul ryan and other establishment republicans. and while that ignites, brand-new polling from nbc news/"wall street journal," the first major national poll coming out since the debate. donald trump now down nine points in a four-way match-up. that number goes up to ten point -- down ten points in a head-to-head. hidden in there there is a little good news for donald trump. weet get to it when we break it down in a few moments. the numbers show a trump bump after sunday's debate. the trump campaign is jumping on e-mails from the wikileaks dump
of clinton campaign chairman john podesta's e-mails. the other big news, any minute expecting hillary clinton to appear alongside al gore in miami. if you remember anything about 2000, boy, i do, that's an interesting place for al gore to be talking to voters. we'll start with the wikileaks story. this is the e-mail dump of clinton campaign chairman john podesta e-mails. there's an e-mail purportedly from donna brazile. she now the temporary chair of the dnc, written at the time she was with cnn, written to the clinton campaign, getting a lot of attention. nbc's kristen welker who's covering the clinton campaign as reaction is coming out this hour is with us. take it back for people who haven't been with us. what kind of e-mail are we talking about? why are we finding out about this now and what's the reaction? >> reporter: this is a part of another round of a wikileaks document dump, especially. this one pertains to more of e-mails sent between top clinton
officials, and in this case, what the campaign -- or what these leaks suggest is an e-mail from donna brazile to a clinton campaign official essentially tipping them off about what one of the questions might be during a cnn town hall. the pushback from both cnn and donna brazile has been swift and it has been vigorous. kate, let me read what you donna brazile is saying. in a statement she says, quote, as a long-time political activist with deep ties to our party, i supported all of our candidates for president. i often shared my thoughts with each and every campaign and any suggestion that indicate otherwise are simply untrue. as it pertains to the cnn debates, i never had access to questions and would never have shared them with the candidates if i did. cnn pushing back as well. we have never, ever given a town hall question to anyone beforehand. now, of course, this would have been during the primary process. so, this is when donna brazile worked with cnn. of course, now she's the interim chair of the dnc.
again, the pushback on this, very swift, very strong. i just spoke to a clinton campaign official who had not yet seen this specific document dump, but who underscored there's a lot of concerns about these wikileaks because the thought behind it is that russia is behind these hackings and that some of these documents may be doctored. nonetheless, donald trump is using this for political gain. he is tweeting out, i hope people are looking at the disgraceful behavior of hillary clinton as exposed by wikileaks. she is unfit to run. this all comes, kate, as secretary clinton is campaigning in florida, as is donald trump, both candidates barn storming in that critical battleground state. these wikileak document dumps continuing to pose a problem for secretary clinton, kate. >> if i could take it back a step again, kristen, if we can show the full screen. it's a little small to see, but this is the actual e-mail that we're talking about that's come out through wikileaks. it's an e-mail that purports to
be written by donna brazile. the subject down -- down toward the bottom there you seehe words death penalty in capital questions and it's a question. the framing is as if she did send an actual question. that is not the actual question that was asked at the town hall. but i guess what i'm wondering is, is donna brazile saying that is a phoney, fake e-mail? >> reporter: she hasn't gone that far, kate. and i think that that's a really good point to underscore, but what she does say is that she has never, would never send a question during one of these town halls. and that is her contention. now, she is not commenting weighing in on the veracity of that document. that's something we'll continue to look into. again, there is a lot of concern about these documents. i've been talking to not only clinton campaign officials but experts in this field who say that there is a lot of concern
that some of these documents may be doctored. we're not saying they are doctored, but that's certainly that security experts will be looking into as they report on this story. >> has certainly been raised by the clinton campaign. kristen welker, thanks so much. our other big story this hour, the new polls. let's get out to steve kornacki. our new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll showing clinton with a nine-point lead over trump in a four-way race. but it gets -- it's interesting, steve, because there's a lot of different ways to slice it. take us through. >> this is a really complicated one. i think it's a fluid situation, kate. let's take you through what we know. going to throw a lot of numbers at you. i'll warn you up front. start with this. whoa, that marker is a little messed up. predebate, we're talking about the 48 hours before sunday night's debate. that is when all anybody was talking about is that audio of donald trump making those comments back in 2005. you saw this poll here yesterday. hillary clinton had an 11-point lead over donald trump.
again, the 48 hours before that debate, two days of polling. now, what do we get when you include a day after the debate? well, that 46-35 becomes 46-37. it goes from 11 to 9. what you see here in this number, this 46-37, that includes two days leading up to the debate. two days dominated by -- includes a day after the debate. the trump campaign certainly felt they got a better debate performance in that second debate than in the first one. so you see 11 goes to 9. it gets a little more interesting, though, when you just look at the day after this debate. in is monday. now, i'll caution you, very small sample size here. take this with a big grain of salt. it goes down to seven when you're just talking about that one day after the debate. can you also look at it this way. the head-to-head, the two-way number. it was 14 point ovs over the weengd. just hillary clinton, just donald trump. her lead was 14 points in the 48
hours going into the debate. when you add another day into that mix, the day after the debate, the 14 goes down to 10, 50-40. when you look at the one day after the debate, what was 14 is 7, 49-42. when i say a fluid situation, here's what we can say. we know that donald trump cratered in a very bad way over the weekend when news of that tape came out. we know that it appears at least that there was some tightening, some cratering improved for him because of the debate. the question is, though, how much is this movement? this is relatively small movement we're seeing here. does that suggest there is more movement that is coming his way? is that the extent of the movement or are things going to get better for him? that's the question. is this the sign of a trend that's going to bring this race back to where it was heading into the end of last week or is it going to stabilize here in the high, single dijs around
seven to ten points? that's the question right now, can kate. again, a fluid situation. there's a sliver of good news here for donald trump, but this is all the good news this ends up being for him, not that good in the end. >> it's not enough if that's all the good news for him. as you say, one way to look at it, he's only -- it's half of what her lead was after the tapes came out. >> in that two-way, right. >> steve, thanks. i know you have a show to do next hour, so we'll let you go, prep and get ready for that. i know you'll have a lot more analysis on the poll coming up at 4:00 eastern time. let's turn it over to kasie hunt covering the clinton campaign down in miami. we're waiting for clinton to take the stage with al gore. i know that's going to happen any moment. she's going to introduce him, so we may have to break away for that. give us a preview, what do you expect? >> reporter: kate, this has been a long time coming, really, al gore has largely stayed out of this race.
he didn't attend the democratic convention, he didn't endorse hillary clinton in the primary. there really is no love loss between these two. that goes back to their time in the white house. of course, you remember the 20 0 campaign very well when the clintons were in many ways more focused on getting hillary clinton elected to the senate, than in the perception of some like al gore, than on getting him elected. this is an interesting format for the nominee to have al gore be introduced by her. he's going to be the main event here in miami. they say they want him to be able to reach out to millennial voters in part because of his advocacy for climate change. that's certainly an issue that many millenials as important to him. whether they view al gore as someone that speaks to it, that's open to question. they're also hoping he can speak to people who are considering
voting for a third-party candidate, in this case this year, gary johnson. of course, he remembers very well what happened when tens of thousands of people in florida voted for ralph nader in 2000 running on the green party ticket. the perception is they pulled votes away from al gore, who as you know, was within hundreds of votes of george w. bush. of course, the outcome here in florida ultimately determined the outcome of the entire election. so, a little bit of a -- a lot of symbolism there for gore to be on the stage here with hillary clinton today. kate? >> we'll keep an eye on that. patrick murphy is speak right now. as soon as we see hillary clinton and al gore, we'll be sure to bring that to folks live. kasie, appreciate it. switching over to the gop now and the ongoing civil war within the party. today's war of words features some of the most prominent republicans. earlier today donald trump tweeted, quote, the very foul-mouthed senator john mccain begged for my support during his
primary, i gave, he won. then dropped me over locker room remarks. trump also tweeting about the speaker of the house saying, quote, despite winning a second debate in a landslide, every poll, it is hard to do well when paul ryan and others give zero support. joining me now is matt visor, national mrig reporter with "the boston globe." you cover the trump campaign. a lot of the base still behind donald trump, our polls show that. explain this twitter war that we're watching play out in real time. >>, yeah i mean, it's almost donald trump going back to the primary campaign, you know, where he did up-end the apple cart of the sort of establishment, the republican establishment. but this is not where you want to be a month out. you want to be having the republican party unified and sort of broadening it out. this is really a major distraction. it indicates trump's inability to let bygones be bygones
instead of focus on hillary clinton and john mccain and some of his people within his own party. >> just as a reporter, when you're talking to the mccain -- i'm sorry, that was a freudian. when you're talking to the trump campaign, what are you hearing? is trump the guy? he's writing these tweets, right? is he in charge of his own destiny right now? are there advisers telling him to cool it a little bit or is everybody in on this? >> i don't detect too much dissension within the trump campaign. there's a tight nucleus around trump, but there doesn't seem to be anybody who can, you know, change his twitter password, take the phone away, tell him, you know, you're -- you need to knock it off and focus on something different. i mean, this is -- in that sense it's in his own hands, literally, the phone to tweet is in his hands. i think he is focused on that and there's not anybody internally trying to move him off of this. this very much feels like a battle that donald trump thinks
is good to pick. >> we next see him publicly tonight, right? >> yeah. that's his next rally. he says he's going to continue to do a lot of events. this weekend he's in pennsylvania, florida, ohio, new hampshire toward the end of the week. these states are must wins for him but he's down in some cases by double digits in a lot of battleground states. unless something changes and changes quickly, it's going to be sort of a difficult stretch for him. >> right. matt viser with "the boston globe" checking in with the trump campaign, i appreciate it. i want to bring in matt halperin, and john, managing editor of bloomberg. hi, guys. >> hi, kate. >> we have a lotto talk about. our political united thissing morning wrote in their first note read f you don't read it which is a grit read for everybody out there, they say at this point trump is on the verge
of becoming a zombie candidate, too strong to eliminate. he's playing to the base, john. shackles off comment a little while ago, what do you make of where trump is today? >> first of all, for a lot of republicans and americans and most democrats, they would be amazed to learn donald trump's behavior over the course of the last 16 months has been in some way shackled previously. he's never behaved as if he's had many restraints on him. look, he's had a day where he's been on twitter attacking paul ryan, attacking john mccain, the campaign has a new ad out that's very provocative, features images of hillary clinton coughing and staeggering into hr limousine on 9/11. >> we have that ad. you want to play it real quick? let's play that ad.
>> our next president faces daunting challenges in a dangerous world. iran promoting terrorism.
north korea threatening. isis on the rise. libya and north africa in chaos. hillary clinton failed every single time as secretary of state. now she wants to be president. hillary clinton doesn't have the fortitude, strength or stamina to lead in our world. she failed as secretary of state. don't let her fail us again. >> you were saying? >> so, that was a pretty dark, pretty harsh, pretty negative
ad. trump has come out of this debate in full attack mode. i think the big question is whether the kinds of attacks he's launching, the personal nature of the way he's kind of flailing right now, whether he's doing anything to arrest the slide that he's been in now for two slid weeks and that have put him in a position whereas nbc's political unit and others have suggested where he may be putting himself in a place where the election is out of reach. >> new numbers out from our nbc news/"wall street journal" poll taken between saturday and
monday, which is important because that's that whole time period of post-tape but also host-debate. now clinton's leading trump by nine points in a four-way match-up. the portion that was taken, as steve point out, after the debate is a seven-point lead. for hillary clinton. that's half the lead she had when the bump came from the tape on friday. i hope i'm not confusing people. basically he's still down, but he's not down as far as he was on friday night. is that good news for the trump team? >> the widespread assumption off the tarngs the debashgts off the general trajectory is we're going to see a national polling in battleground states that shows clinton with big and expanding leads. that may not happen. let's wait and see. but there's no doubt that donald trump is pursuing a strategy, which based on the messaging, would seem to be a guy who wants to get elected editor-in-chief of brightbart, not perfect
united states. until we see the poll numbers move, the best day we have, the only day we have that's meaningful is looking at the first two nights and the third night of the nbc/"wall street journal" poll, the third night suggests, perhaps, with limited data and a small sample, as we get further away from the tape and, perhaps, after the debate performance, which some people thought donald trump helped himself with, that perhaps he's not as zombie-like as the conventional wisdom has it. >> john, we keep talking about civil war and, you know, for months we were saying there's going to be a civil war within the gop. first of all, do you think we're there now, we're fully in that? and what -- how do -- i don't even know houp to ask it. how do they get out of it? how does it end? >> well, i think it ends on election day and then it kind of takes on a different form after that. you know, we'll see what the results are. i mean, right now the party is in something close to abject chaos and a state of near
anarchy. you have the highest ranking republican in the country basically cut donald trump loose, i'm talking about paul ryan, and effectively said the presidential race is lost and turned to his members and said, save your own skins, do whatever you need to do. it's every man for himself at this point. i'm going to focus on maintaining the partial the last work against an impending hillary clinton presidency, which would be the republican marity in the house. that's an incredible thing to happen. it's not unprecedented but it's incredible this far out. look, the part has riven ideologic and other ways. we'll look up on election day where that intraparty fight goes, if donald trump loses, how badly he loses, if republicans keep the house. >> one word answer from each of you, does he debate next week in vegas? >> yep. >> yes. >> gentlemen, we'll see. thanks so much for being with us, as always. >> thanks, kate. >> be sure to catch "with all
due respect" weeknights at 6:00 p.m. eastern time on msnbc. back on the trail, al gore headsing to florida to campaign for hillary clinton. in the state where 16 years ago he lost the presidency by 537 votes. and clinton wants no floridan to forget about that, bringing him to miami as maybe a not so subtle hint that third-party votes really can make a difference. you're looking at the stage where both are expected to appear momentarily.
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state of florida. not a big surprise. we all remember gore narrowly lost florida to george w. bush back in 2000 after a 36-day long recount. for more i want to bring in nbc news and msnbc senior political editor, beth. 36 days, i was wondering how long we lived in tallahassee. >> it's like back to the future,al gore getting out there, helping hillary clinton. it remind people of what happened back in 2000. i'm sure that's the reason they're doing this, right, to remind people, hey, remember ralph nader, you don't want to vote for a third-party. >> this is about climate change, it's a serious issue in florida, and because he's speaking to college students there, that's an issue they care about. whether college students care that much about al gore is another story. it's really about florida, kate. it's reminding all those voters down there who let that election slip away in 2000, it was so
very close. george w. bush won by 537 votes. very controversial. basically, the supreme court stopped the count. everything was being recounted which is why everybody was down there -- >> chads and butterfly ballots. >> katherine harris, secretary of state of florida. all that thing. it ended in such a way that it gave united states george w. bush as president of the united states. some people still like that president very much, a lot of people don't. this is a way for hillary clinton campaign to step in front of those florida voters where the state is still very close, very closely contested to say, you don't want that to happen again. that was a state where had it not been quite so close, the nader vote, whatdy write down, 97,000 votes he got in florida -- >> made a difference. >> a huge difference. there are two third-party candidates on this ballot, jill stein and gary johnson, it's a way to say, don't vote for them.
>> it's a way to appeal to millenials. i was thinking about that, those millenials, some were in middle school, high school, when 2000 happened? i guess they know who al re is, but is he really the guy you'd go to to get millennial voters? >> it seems a little strange. we also know that millenials, particularly young millenniaiam most resistancy to the hillary clinton candidacy, those folks in college and a little older, they're also cynical of pulling out people from a popular culture or politics of the past to say, you should do this. that said, hillary clinton needs to warm up that constituency for her. she does need some help for florida. why not bring him out? he's done very little politically since losing the 2000 race, gone you into the private sector, still advocates on behalf of climbed change. this is a big step for him. >> he's not been out
whole-heartedly supporting hillary clinton, which makes you wonder about their relationship. >> they did not have a good relationship at the end of the clinton presidency. he considered her a competitor for bill clinton's attention. as his wife, hillary was first in line. at the very end of the administration, gore was running for president, hillary clinton was running for senate in new york, taking in a lot of money that gore probably would have liked to see go to his presidential candidacy. she also would have been a great surrogate for him, but she was up in new york advocating for herself. so, there was a little resentment there. >> great to see you. we're still waiting for them to come out, bottom of your screen. as soon as that happens, we'll bring it to you live. coming up, what happened in the world after the 2000 election, 15 years after 9/11 and the beginning of the war on terror? what does that fight look like now and what has happened to al qaeda? an exclusive look at terror in 2016 coming up. your car insurance policy is 22 pagelong.
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taliban, islamic state, boko haram, al shabab, these terrorist groups breed here. >> we cannot wait. let's move, let's move. >> as i look up 15 years layer, the world has changed and terrorism is now part of our daily discourse. when they look back at the history of the world, there will be a chapter that starts at 9/11 and we're still in the middle of it. >> that is a quick taste of an extraordinary new documentary from vice news called "terror," an in-depth up-front looks of causes of terror in the modern era. joining me, executive producer of that documentary, also founder of vice. it's so nice to see you. and it is -- i was saying in the commercial to you that it's really stunning to watch. and i think we lose sight of the fact that there's still essentially a war going on. there's still terrorism out there. i want to play a couple
different clips, if i can can. >> sure. let zoo let me play the first clip i have about a conversation you're having with a man who lost two sons in separate drone tax. here's what he had to say. [ speak foreign language ] >> you think when innocent yemenese get killed by drone strikes, it creates so much anger that then the young men will go and join groups like al qaeda? >> we're going to go back in just a moment, but as you can see, al gore on stage with hillary clinton. let's listen into that for a few minutes. >> it is so great to be here with all of you, and i want to
thank everyone for gathering and, in particular, i want to think all the elected officials. thanks to congressman patrick murphy, who i hope is the next senator from florida. thanks to congresswoman debbie wasserman schultz. thank you to mayor phillip lavigne of miami beach. thanks to mayor phillip stoddard of south miami. thanks to all the others who were part of the program. as we were coming in, we heard lots of energy coming from this crowd. and i was told as i was coming out, there's an overflow but that they can hear us in the overflow and we're so happy that you're here as well, so thanks to the overflow crowd.
but what i am most excited about is to be here with one of the world's foremost leaders on climate change, al gore! [ cheers and applause ] >> you know, about a decade ago, al made a movie called "an inconvenient truth." now, maybe some of you have seen it, but if you haven't, i hope you'll watch it tonight. now, it doesn't have a lot of special effects but it does have a lot of drama. and here's the main message. climate change is real, it's urgent and america can take the lead in the world in addressing it, right? we here in america can develop new clean energy solutions.
we can transform our economy. we can rally the world to cut carbon pollution. and above all, we can fulfill our moral obligation to protect our planet for our children and our grandchildren. now, let me just say -- [ crowd chanting "hillary" ] >> so, so, let's -- let's remember -- let's remember what's at stake. i'm running against a guy who denies science, denies climate change, says it's a hoax created by the chinese. so, this is something that al
gore has been working on for a really long time. and i want you to know how far back he goes. it was in 1982 when he held the very first hearing on climate change in the house of representatives, with the world famous climate scientist jim hansen. when al became a senator, he continued to raise the alarm and look for solutions. and as vice president, he led america's efforts to negotiate the kyoto protocol to cut greenhouse gas emissions and -- [ cheers and applause ] >> you take all this together, those 30 years of leadership, led al gore to be awarded the nobel peace price in 2007.
i was very proud because he had been determined and persistent, and in the face of a lot of people, in public life, in business and elsewhere, who were trying to diminish the importance of the science, he never wavered. and in the years since, the climate challenge has only grown more stark. and i will tell you this, it is one of the most important issues at stake in this election. look at it this way, our next president will either step up our efforts to address climate change, to protect our planet, to protect our health, and to create good jobs that cannot be outsourced by growing our clean energy economy or, in the alternative, we will be dragged backwards and our whole future
will be put at risk. so, we've really got to get this right. and if you need additional convincing, just remember what happened this week. hurricane matthew killed at least 26 people in our country, more than 1,000, as far as we know right now, in haiti. north carolina is still dealing with serious flooding and will be at least for the rest of this week, if not longer. we all need to support each other as our communities put the pieces back together and begin the long road back from this disaster. that's why i've encouraged everyone to give what you can afford to the florida disaster fund or to team rubicon, the veterans organization responding to hurricane matthew, or unicef helping children and families on the ground in haiti. now, some will say, you know, weave always had hurricanes. they've always been destructive. and that's true.
but hurricane matthew was likely more destructive because of climate change. right now the ocean is at or near record high temperatures. and that contributed to the torrential rainfall and the flash flooding that we saw in the carolinas. sea levels have already risen about a foot, one foot, in of the southeast, which means matthew's storm surge was higher and the flooding was more severe. plus, as you know, the impact of climate change goes beyond extreme events like hurricanes. it's become a daily reality here in miami. you have streets in miami beach and in shore crest that are flooding at high tide. the ocean is bubbling up through the sewer system. sometimes people call 311 because they assume a water main
must have broken when actually it is the sea rising around them. so, if you need proof that climate change is really and that it's costly, there you go. so, at this rate -- [ crowd chanting "hillary" ] >> at this rate, my friends -- my friends, please, let's focus on what's really important in this election and in your future and the future of our country. because this is what i want you to hear and understand. at the rate we are going, one in eight homes in florida could be under water by the end of the century.
and when kids like that adorable young boy over there on his dad's shoulders, our grandparents, we believe that's more than $400 billion worth of property in florida at risk. and nationwide, it's $882 billion in property at risk. but there's also health consequences. mosquitos that carry diseases like the zika virus and ticks that carry lyme disease are expanding their ranges. hotter summers and longer pollen seasons making allergies and asthma worse, which is especially bad for our children. look at what's happening in california, a brutal five-year drought. wildfires have burned more than 9 million acres in our country last year. and it's also about our national
security. the pentagon has identified climate change as a threat to our national security. the u.s. atlantic fleet is based in norfolk, virginia, the largest installation in the world. because of rising sea levels, the base is frequently flooded, even when it's sunny. that's why the pentagon is looking at how climate change will affect readiness and operations, not just in norfolk but all of our military bases around the world. so you would think, if you look at the facts, if you listen to the science, that even the most committed climate skeptic would say, okay, i agree. something's happening here. we need to take it seriously. but, unfortunately, there are still too many people in washington, on the campaign trail, who won't face what's happening right in front of us. donald trump is, quote, not a big believer in climate change.
and, you know, as i said, he says it's a hoax created by the chinese. and in our first debate two weeks ago he tried to deny saying that. but, you know, that tweet is still there for everyone to see. and i would wish that donald would actually listen to people here in florid like miami beach's mayor and others who are doing incredible work to address the sunny day floods. or maybe he would listen to miami beach commissioner john elizabeth alamon, a republican, but she's supporting our campaign because she knows america can't afford a candidate who doesn't accept climate science. or maybe donald would listen to our military leaders who say
climate change threatens our national security. our what about the ranchers in colorado or the mayors in arizona and the community leaders in alaska who say our lives and jobs are being affected. please, let's come together as a country and do something about it. we cannot risk putting a climate denier in the white house. at all. that is absolutely unacceptable. we need a president who believes in science and who has a plan to lead america in facing this threat and creating good jobs. and, yes, saving our planet. so, here's what i want to do. first we need to do a lot more on clean energy. the clean energy super power of the 21st century is probably going to be either germany, china or us. and i want it to be us. and i want you to be part of making it us.
and we need to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy and create high-paying jobs, building and installing more solar panels and wind turbines, modernizing our electric grid, retro fitting buildings, building resilient 21st century infrastructure. and we have to make sure no community is left out or left behind. not our inner cities or our small towns or our remote rural areas. now, you wouldn't know it if you only listened to my opponent talk about how terrible everything is. he has such a dark, divisive view of america. but that doesn't tell the story about what's really going on. it's actually pretty exciting. in red states and blue states, local leaders are stepping up. rural electric co-ops are investing in community solar power. and you see that across america.
union workers in michigan, union workers in michigan are getting ready to build electric chevies in a plant powered by clean energy. iowa is already getting a third of its electricity from wind. wind turbines are going up in new england and on lake erie. renewable energy is already the fastest growing source of new jobs in america! i think that is so exciting. there are nearly 2 million people already working in energy efficiency. and in spartanburg, south carolina, a project called regenesis is taking an old landfill and turning it into a solar farm. that landfill was a blight and a health threat. just 50 feet away from a residential neighborhood. now that same land will generate
enough clean renewable electricity to power 500 homes. so, this is what we can do. and i think it's time washington should back up and support doing more of that. as president, i want us to have 500 million more solar panels installed across america by the end of my first term. and let's generate enough renewable energy to power every home in america within the decade. let's make our buildings and factories more energy efficient and cut our oil consumption by a third. and we can get there by investing and supporting in cutting-edge research to keep developing cheaper and better clean energy technologies, investing in clean energy infrastructure and advanced manufacturing, putting big partnerships together between
states, cities and rural communities. we can do all of this and create millions of good paying jobs as we do. so, i'm hoping that these good jobs will offer security and dignity while we produce the clean energy that will power the economy of the future. the clean energy solutions are being developed right here in america. we want them manufactured in america and installed in america and putting people to work in america. and while we do that, let's make sure that our communities are ready for the impacts of climate change that are coming right at us. we need to invest in resilient infrastructure. now, sometimes that might mean building a sea wall. other times let's be more creative. like in new york harbor where we're replanting oyster beds to form natural barriers to storm
surge. sometimes we'll overhaul an outdated sewer system to deal with flooding from heavy downpours. in philadelphia they're trying something else. green roofs, porou schls paichl curbside gardens to help absorb storm water. here's something we don't talk enough about. let's make sure our hospitals can stay open and operational in any kind of disaster. because, sadly, i saw what happened in new york during hurricane sandy. newborns who had been on respirators had to be ee r evac down nine flights of stairs in one new york city hospital because the electricity went off. nurses -- i love nurses. heroic, courageous nurses, were
carrying those babies and manually squeezing bags of air to keep them breathing. now, here in miami, you know how important this is. you have retrofitted nicholas children's hospital with a hurricane-resistant shield for exactly this reason. every hospital in the country should follow your lead and build in more resilience. finally, we have to lead the world to confront the climate challenge. if we don't do it, no one will do it. we must confront the climate challenge, there's no doubt about it. so, let's move on with the kind of leadership that the world, as well as our country, deserves. you know, when i was secretary of state, i worked with president obama to make climate change a top diplomatic priority. we fought to get china and india
and other major polluters to agree for the first time in history to be a part of the solution. in fact, we had to crash a secret meeting in copenhagen, denmark, slip past the guards. it was all very cloak and dagger, but for because of that work and american leadership, 195 nations signed on to a global agreement last december. it's called the paris agreement. i am not exaggerating when i say it is our last best chance and donald trump wants to cancel the paris agreement.
he may not care, but we do and that's why the election is so critically important. on the ballot, it's every issue we care about and our values of the country. climate change needs to be a voting issue. we need to elect people up and down the ballot to every people who take it seriously and are willing to roll up their sleeves and get something done. we cannot keep sending climate deniers to congress or statehouses or certainly not to the white house. if you care about climate, your senate race is also really important and i will tell you why. it is unacceptable. it is unacceptable response for marco rubio when asked about
climate change to say i'm not a scientist. why doesn't he ask a scientist? maybe then he would understand. why it's so important that he representing florida be committed to climate change and i hope you will elect patrick murphy to the united states senate and you need leaders to get the result. it's not enough to protest and we need creativity and hard work and we don't have a minute to waste. i know it's easy to get cynical, especially about our politics. i get that. this election matters more than any has in a really long time. i believe that as strong low as i can, we have to address this issue for our sakes and our children and grandchildren and it's so critically important
when you think about how leadership can make a difference and just look, if you will, look at the difference between your state, the sunshine state which has less solar energy than new jersey has right now. and you know why? because you have a governor who ordered your state government never to use the word climate change. so, my friends, this is a big deal in this election and this is going to be a big deal for our country and our world. there is not anybody, there is not anybody who knows more and has done more and worked harder. i know he was in miami last year and training and educating people to be climate change activists. i can't wait to have al gore advising me when i am president of the united states.
so please join me in welcoming or former vice president, a climate changer and all-around great guy, al gore! >> thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you. thank you so much. thank you very much, secretary clinton and ladies and gentlemen. thank you very much for the warm welcome. i appreciate those kind words very much. i want to acknowledge all of the elected officials and distinguished guests who are here and i want to say a special word of thanks to president eduardo padrone at miami-dade
college. i understand you have got a pretty good women's volleyball team here. go lady sharks. is that what you say? i'm here today with two very simple messages. number one, when it comes to the most urgent issue facing our country and the world, the choice in this election is extremely clear. hillary clinton will make solving the climate crisis a top national priority. very important. her opponent based on the ideas that he has presented would take us towards a climate catastrophe. that's my first message. the climate crisis is and must
be regarded as a top national priority. and a top global priority. here's the second message. your vote really, really really counts. a lot. you can consider me as an exhibit a of that truth. for those of you who are younger than 25, you might not remember the election of 2000 and what happened here in florida and across the country. i heard you murmuring, but it was a very close election.
elections -- >> you won! you won! u won! >> here's my point. i don't want you to be in a position years from now where you welcome hillary clinton and say actually you did win, it just wasn't close enough to make sure that all the votes were counted or whatever. elections have consequences. your vote counts. your vote has consequences. and in this election, the future of miami and cities up and down the west coast and east coast of
florida are on the ballot as well. indeed, the entire state of florida and its future are on this ballot. so is our economy. our health. our national security. the common threat that binds all of these issues together. what we decide to do about carbon pollution and the system of the earth. i don't have to tell you here in florida that the climate crisis is real. yes, it's true that some of your elected officials have not realized it's real. every night is like a major hike through a book of revelations. the mutt slides and the downpours and as secretary
clinton said recently, it spun up from a tropical storm into a category five hurricane in 3 years. the reason that happened is the climate crisis is trapping so much extra heat equivalent to what would be released by about 400,000 atomic bombs going off every day. it's a big planet and it's warming the oceans, more than 90% of that goes into the ocean. so the southern caribbean where it spun up into a category five so quickly was much warmer than normal because of that. the gulfstream is way warmer than normal for this time of year. for the same reason. this means that all the water vapor coming off of the ocean into the atmosphere is brought over the land and we get these
record downpours and just in the last year, we have seen in 1,000 year downpours in louisiana. west virginia, texas, maryland. >> that's former vice president al gore there. he is in miami speaking right now on climate change at a rally for hillary clinton. you heard hillary clinton speaking. a lot of history that goes into this and we have been keeping an eye on this team. al gore back in florida. a state where 16 years ago he came within 537 votes of victory. this was a disputed result. it went all the way to the u.s. supreme court and a recount that lasted for more than a month after the election. the supreme court stepping in and ending the recount making george w. bush president with a change of 537 votes officially. al gore would have